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  1. Improve Locale Management

    Managing multiple languages and Locales in WPF is nothing short of a nightmare... Please at least make it as straightforward as WinForms with similar tools. The learning curve is too steep in that regard, and having to tag/rename each and every control and map it to an external file is absolutely unacceptable.

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      0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow to save tests runs and restore crashed ones - Visual Studio Test Explorer

      Save the last run in a temporary location and been able to loaded at any time. Been working with Visual Studio Test 2010 and this always been a problem, now with Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 I'm getting random crashes at the middle of my work, is becoming annoying and a wastes of time, every-time Visual Studio crashes or become unresponsive I have to rerun the whole regression ( > 1000 test, ~2 hours to complete)

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        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Virtualization of Variable-Height Views/Data

        Optionally support fixed width, and a variety of algorithms for calculating scrollbar parameters. (e.g. Query the entire collection for item dimensions up front, optionally cache views, etc.)
        Support table, list, and tree scenarios.

        An example of where this would be useful, is an email client that showed the full content of messages (thus variable height) in the right hand pane.
        In our case, we have a list of hundreds of types of forms each with different and often variable height. We hacked together a virtualization solution that tworks, but something more polished could work better.

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          0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • XPS document enhancement in WPF5

          1) I'm looking at a design capability for Flowdocument. At present if we need to use VS 2010 for designing XPS document, then unfortunately we will have to place in in Windows XAML within a FlowDocument Scroll Viewer(or equivalent document readers). The Vs 2010 as such does not support FlowDocument as a root in XAML designer

          2) Another important issue is about getting the header and footer in the document. At present we will have to use pagination Wrapper that inherits from DocumentPagination class and do it manually. Can there by much eaiser means to achieve the same.

          3) The…

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            0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Let me override the default value for DatePicker.FirstDayOfWeek

            With most other dependency properties I can override the default value in my App.OnStartup method using OverrideMetadata. However, DatePicker assigns a default value to FirstDayOfWeek in the instance constructor, so the dependency property's default value is never used.

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            • TabItem.ToolTip should only affect the Header, not the content.

              When you set TabItem.ToolTip, the tooltip is visible in the entire tab along its content.
              This should be fixed, and the tooltip should be visible for the header only which makes much more sense.

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              • Add [ContentProperty("Value")] attribute to the Setter class

                It's a pain to have to write <Setter.Value> every time the value cannot be written as an attribute (e.g. templates)...It should be obvious that the content of the <Setter> element is its value.

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                • Simple peer-to-peer communications between 2 WPF Programs.

                  Build some WPF Classes to facilitate extremely simple peer-to-peer communications between two WPF programs running on different computers. Target "Generic HID: over USB, Bluetooth peer-to-peer, and finally, Direct WiFi peer-to-peer.
                  In fact, you could bundle all three types of connections into a single class. It could consist of 4 simple functions:
                  Handle = Open_Connection(Unique_ID, Connection_Type(USB_Hid| | BlueThooth | Direct_Wifi);
                  ReturnCode = Send_Message(Handle, message, messagelength);
                  ReturnCode = Receive_Message(Handle, message, messagelength);
                  Close(Handle);
                  The whole idea is to give programmers lots of power without having them deal with tons of complexity.

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                    0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Datagrid mode to allow cell data (full/part) selection for clipboard copy not in edit mode.

                    When displaying data in a datagrid, we need an option to land in a cell, mark the text within the cell and be able to copy it, without having to be in any edit mode to do so. The selection mode should be able to remain row selection, we need to be able to deal with selecting data inside the cell independently from the row/multi cell selection options.
                    This option also needs to be available on textboxes in general, so that a read only user can copy appearance data out of fields to the clipboard.

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                      • Provide a MaskedTextBox control, just like in Windows Forms.

                        Provide a MaskedTextBox control, just like in Windows Forms.

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                              • Expander.ButtonStyle that applies to the toggle button only

                                In this way I don't have to write so much code if I want to set the tooltip of the toggle button or it's template.
                                Take a look here to understand what I mean: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/250788/how-to-modify-expander-button-background-only-wpf

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                                  • Restore normal settings to fix the menus

                                    How about something to restore the standard menus and tool bar, for an easy fix when the entire Build menu disappears.

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                                    • shader constant buffers

                                      Add support for shader constant buffers for WPF pixel shader effects (ShaderEffect class).

                                      This feature would enable users to develop custom rasterization shaders - either for numerical data (function plots) or also vector graphics (for experimenting fun... or special stuff not available by WPF, e.g. higher order bezier curves for CAD or whatever). It would also enable users to develop more complex shader effects eyecandy.

                                      Using texture samplers would be a workaround, but I need the update performance of constant buffers (function graph plotting).
                                      Another workaround is using DirectX + D3DImage, but this is all to much overhead for this…

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                                      • Support the direct hosting of Silverlight

                                        Obviously Silveright and WPF should converge but in the meantime you could support the direct hosting of Silverlight in a WPF application

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                                        • make traversing the XAML DOM easier: http://bit.ly/c7gKnp

                                          * A XAML DOM selector engine similar to Sizzle. Given that XAML doesn’t have complex selector syntax like CSS this would essentially be a highly optimized tree walker for the VisualTree that would wrap the disjoint APIs in WPF / Silverlight for getting visual parents and children.

                                          * A set of fluent APIs for creating XAML DOM objects (Panels, Controls, etc) that would wrap some annoying inconsistencies when travelling between Silverlight and WPF as well as making it easier to do things in code that are painfully verbose in pure XAML (I think states of the VSM is a great…

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